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Economics (B.S.)

Economics (B.S.)

Program Requirements for 2017-2018 Catalog Year

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The General Education Program Website is located at https://www2.fgcu.edu/general_education


Program Requirements
For this major, common prerequisite courses with an asterisk (*) require prior knowledge and skills demonstrated through degree acceleration programs (e.g., the College Board’s Advanced Placement Program [AP], International Baccalaureate Program [IB], College-Level Examination Program [CLEP], Advanced International Certificate of Education Program [AICE]); dual enrollment; placement exam; or college coursework as noted below: 
 
For MAC 2233, complete MAC 1105 with a minimum grade of B. For MAC 1105, complete MAT 1033 with a minimum grade of C.
  1. FGCU General Education Program (https://www2.fgcu.edu/general_education/)
    To prevent or minimize excess hours, select general education courses that satisfy common prerequisite requirements for your intended major.

  2. Common Prerequisites
    For this major, common prerequisite courses with an asterisk (*) require prior knowledge and skills demonstrated through degree acceleration programs (e.g., the College Board's Advanced Placement Program [AP], International Baccalaureate Program [IB], College-Level Examination Program [CLEP], Advanced International Certificate of Education Program [AICE]); dual enrollment; placement exam; or college coursework.

    FGCU Course: ACG 2021 Intro to Financial Acctg. (3) Minimum grade of C
    Acceptable Substitute: ACGX021

    FGCU Course: ACG 2071 Intro to Managerial Acctg. (3) Minimum grade of C
    Acceptable Substitute: ACGX071

    FGCU Course: CGS 1100 Computer Software and Technology (3) Minimum grade of C
    Acceptable Substitute: CGSXXXX

    FGCU Course: ECO 2013 Principles of Macro Economics (3) Minimum grade of C
    Acceptable Substitute: ECOX013

    FGCU Course: ECO 2023 Principles of Micro Economics (3) Minimum grade of C
    Acceptable Substitute: ECOX023

    FGCU Course: *MAC 2233 Elementary Calculus (3) Minimum grade of C
    Acceptable Substitute: MACX233
    [Prerequisites of MAT 1033 minimum grade of C then MAC 1105 minimum grade of B; or relevant accelerated credit; or placement exam]

    FGCU Course: STA 2023 Statistical Methods (3) Minimum grade of C
    Acceptable Substitute: STAX023

  3. Business Common Core (27 credits)
    BUL 3130 Legal & Ethical Environment of Bus (3)
    FIN 3403 Business Finance (3)
    ISM 3011 Information Systems (3)
    MAN 3025 Principles of Management (3)
    MAR 3023 Introduction to Marketing (3)
    GEB 4890 Business Strategy (3)
    ENC 3250 Professional Writing (3)
    SPC 2023 Public Speaking (3)
    TRA 3151 Operations Management (3)

  4. Required Courses in the Major (15 credits)
    ECO 3101 Intermediate Price Theory (3)
    ECO 3203 Intermediate Macroeconomics (3)
    ECO 3410 Econometrics I (3)
    ECP 3009 Moral Foundations & Capitalism (3)
    ECO 4903 Undergraduate Seminar (3)

  5. Restricted Electives (12 credits)
    Select 12 credits from the following:
    FIN 3244 Money & Capital Markets (3)
    ECO 3703 International Economics (3)
    ECO 4504 Economics of the Public Sector (3)
    ECO 4941 Internship in Economics (3)
    ECP 3006 Sports Economics (3)
    ECP 3302 Economics of the Environment (3)
    ECP 3613 Urban Economics (3)
    ECP 3703 Managerial Economics (3)
    ECP 3905 Directed Independent Study (3)
    ECP 3930 Special Topics (3)
    ECS 4013 Economic Development (3)

  6. University Requirements (3 credits)
    IDS 3920 University Colloquium (3)

  7. Additional Electives - as needed to reach total credits required for the degree
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED: 120 HRS